Eagle Scout candidate Alex Ruschau and other members of Boy Scout Troop 14 are volunteering their time to help Wilkinson Elementary students plant a vegetable garden at the school.
The scouts started work in early July, building raised beds for the garden, which students will plant in the fall. Tools and other supplies for the garden were paid for by a grant from Whole Foods acquired by second-grade teacher Linda Ayad.
“We are very excited to have the opportunity for an on-site garden at Wilkinson,” Ayad said in a release. “The students will plant and enjoy their harvest and also use the garden for science activities.”
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25 Fourth Friday at the Historic Downtown Village
25 Sarasota Singles Society Presents "Bastille Day Celebration"
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
26 NRA Pistol Safety
8:00 am - 12:30 pm
26 4th Annual Sarasota Mystic Faire
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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After announcing their move from its current location on North Tamiami, Visit Sarasota County will move downtown.
Interim Regional Chancellor selected for USF
Vice-chancellor Terry Osborn will take the role of Arthur M. Guildford after he announced his retirement from University of South Florida, Sarasota-Manatee, in January.
Retail survey shows room for growth
Robert Gibbs, a consultant hired by the city to conduct a retail analysis of several districts in Sarasota, is presenting his findings at a series of meetings Monday.